apt-listbugs removed from main packages

Tim Webster tdwebste at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 17:45:54 BST 2009

By source I mean where are the ubuntu bugs retrieved from.

I have a copy of the apt-listbugs ruby source.


On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 12:37 AM, Tim Webster<tdwebste at gmail.com> wrote:
> Where is the ubuntu bug list source? Perhaps I can patch apt-listbugs
> for ubuntu.
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 6:11 PM, Reinhard Tartler<siretart at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> Tim Webster <tdwebste at gmail.com> writes:
>>> FINE!! What needs to be done to make apt-listbugs refer to ubuntu bugs?
>> Perhaps it should check and report for both debian and ubuntu bugs? The
>> main problem with ubuntu bugs in launchpad for apt-listchanges is that
>> the bugs itself do not list the affected versions in its metadata. This
>> information from the debian BTS is used by apt-listbugs to show only
>> bugs that are actually affecting the given package. So apt-listbugs will
>> almost certainly be less useful for released versions of ubuntu in
>> general. It is however possible to check for bugs that have a
>> distrobugtask created, which is a manual process.
>> If you want to help out, I'd suggest to contact the authors. According
>> to [1], that would be Ryan Niebur and Francesco Poli.
>>> How much difference is there between ubuntu and debian outside of
>>> main?
>> See the bottom of the pages [2] and [3] for a detailed statistic.
>> [1] http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/a/apt-listbugs/apt-listbugs_0.0.96/apt-listbugs.copyright
>> [2] https://merges.ubuntu.com/main.html
>> [3] https://merges.ubuntu.com/universe.html
>> --
>> Gruesse/greetings,
>> Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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